Connie Post has many published works. Her first full length collection “Floodwater” was the winner of the 2014 Lyrebird Award from Glass Lyre Press. She has two books from Finishing Line Press “And When The Sun Drops” and “Trip Wires”.
Connie Post’s poetry has been published widely and has appeared in the following Literary Journals:
Apparatus Magazine, Adanna, The Aurorean , Arsenic Lobster, Blood Root Literary Magazine, Blue Fifth Review, Barnwood International, Big Muddy, Calyx, Comstock Review, Cold Mountain Review, Chiron Review, Chabot Literary Review, Crab Creek Review, Copperfield Review, Caesura, Clackamas Literary Review Carquinez Poetry Review, California Quarterly, Convergence, DMQ Review, Dogwood, Hardpan, Iodine Poetry Journal, I 70 Review, Karamu, Kalliope, Kentucky Review, Main Street Rag, Monterey Poetry Review, Mid West Poetry Review, Mobius, Oberon, Palooka, Pirene’s Fountain, Psychic Meatloaf, Prick of the Spindle, Porter Gulch Review,Poemeleon, RiverSedge, Rise up Review, Slipstream, Song of the San Joaquin, Snail Mail Review, Tipton Poetry Journal, The Toronto Quarterly, The Dirty Napkin, Timber Creek Review The Tule Review, The Pedestal Magazine, The Great American Poetry Show, Wild Goose Poetry Review, Up the Stair Case Literary Review, West Trestle Review, Untitled Country Review, White Pelican Review, Two Bridges Review, Valparaiso Poetry Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, Spillway and Verse Daily.
Marin Poetry Center Anthology 2008, 2010, 2012
When the Muse Calls – Poems for the Creative Life
(edited by Kathryn Ridall) (http://www.kathryn-ridall.com)
A Bird Black As the Sun: California Poets on Crows and Ravens –
“80 Poets of the Golden State Hold Forth on the Theme of Crows and Ravens” (www.greenpoetpress.com)
Sacramento Voices Anthology 2014
First Water Best of Pirene’s Fountain , Glass Lyre Press 2013
Poeming Pigeons June 2015 – Published by the Poetry Box – Poems about Birds
Truth to Power – Writer’s Respond to the Rhetoric of Hate and Fear (2017) . Publisher, Cutthroat Magazine
Weatherings – Future Cycle Press June 2015 – Poems about homeland, metamorphosis, and our earth.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION:
Winner of the 2017 Prick of the Spindle Open Poetry Competition
Winner of the 2016 Crab Creek Review Poetry Award
Winner of the 2009 Caesura Poetry Contest
Poetry Center of San Jose http://www.poetrycentersanjose.org/
Winner of The Dirty Napkin Cover Prize Volume 2.2 Spring 2009 visit www.thedirtynapkin.com
Second Place in the 2011 Jack Kerouac Poetry Contest, Third place in the 2015 Jack Kerouac Poetry Contest
Finalist/Runner up in the 2008 Lois Cranston Memorial Prize – Calyx
Finalist and or Special Merit Award Winner in the Comstock Review Muriel Craft Bailey Awards; 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2015
Third Prize in the Bloodroot Literary Awards 2013
Finalist, 2014 I 70 Review Gary Gildner Award
Connie has earned over 100 awards in poetry.
Connie Post has been an advocate for autism for many years. She has presented to many local community colleges and groups on the subject of parenting and advocacy. She has served as a Keynote speaker for professional and parent groups alike. She weaves her poetry throughout her discussions as a way to reach her audiences. Connie has been writing about the experience of parenting a son with autism for twenty years.